Sting in the tail. New Corvette Stingray will be mid-engined - and available in right-hand drive, too.
It’s never been a secret. But now the mid-engine Corvette is real — and it’s a transformational event for America’s most well-known sports car.
The sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro and the C7 Corvette will soon be pulled out from the EU, as they do not meet stricter World Light Vehicle Test Procedure regulations that will be implemented starting August 31, 2019. The new EU emissions regulations will include changes to the approval tests and procedures and will require existing vehicles to be re-certified. We imagine General Motors elected not to spend the money required to re-certify the Camaro due to its relatively small sales figures in the EU, while the C7 Corvette was already on its way out to make room for the mid-engine Corvette C8.
New Glory Chevrolet’s long-running Corvette is reinvented as a mid-engined junior supercar, and it’s coming to the UK in right-hand drive. By Don Sherman.